Taking a journey through local outdoor adventures

Jul 1, 2014

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Statewide Rules to Fight Zebra Mussels Take Effect

Newly expanded boating rules to fight the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species statewide are now in effect.

Jun 17, 2014

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Turtle Hatchlings Released Off Texas Coast

Nearly 100 endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle hatchlings have been released on a South Texas beach to make their way into the Gulf of Mexico.

Jun 2, 2014

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Extended by NTMWD

Stage 3 Water Restrictions Extended by NTMWD

Cities in the North Texas Municipal Water District are to be reminded that Stage 3 landscape watering restrictions are in place through Oct. 31.

Jun 2, 2014

Two Believed Drowned on North Texas Lakes This Weekend

Two Believed Drowned on North Texas Lakes This Weekend

A man drowned on Lewisville Lake on Sunday. Meanwhile, search crews continue to look for a man at Cedar Creek Lake.

May 23, 2014

Water Restrictions, HOA Fees a Struggle for Plano Homeowners

Water Restrictions, HOA Fees a Struggle for Plano Homeowners

Trying to grow grass in the Texas heat isn’t easy, especially with water restrictions during the drought.

May 22, 2014

Rules to Combat Zebra Mussels Extended Statewide

Rules to Combat Zebra Mussels Extended Statewide

Texas Parks and Wildlife officials have expanded to the entire state a mandate that boaters on lakes and rivers drain their watercrafts to combat the spread of zebra mussels and other invasive species.

May 19, 2014

Low-Cost Drowning Prevention Classes Offered for Families

Low-Cost Drowning Prevention Classes Offered for Families

With pool drownings being all too common in Texas and Tarrant County, a local coalition is offering no-cost or low-cost water safety instruction for families.

May 5, 2014

"Pest" Disfiguring Crape Myrtles in McKinney

"Pest" Disfiguring Crape Myrtles in McKinney

"Bark scale" is spreading cross the American South, changing the appearance of popular crape myrtle plants. The so-called pest has shown up in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Tennessee, as well as in Texas.

Apr 10, 2014

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Shorter Red Snapper Season Ahead of Gulf Coast

Charter boat and recreational fishermen will have only 11 days to reel in red snapper from the Gulf of Mexico this year.

Mar 27, 2014

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

Lesser Prairie Chicken Put on Threatened List

The Obama administration announced Thursday it is placing the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect oil and gas drilling, wind farms and other activities.

Top Stories
Toddler Tumbles Over AAC Railing During Circus

Toddler Tumbles Over AAC Railing During Circus

A toddler is in the hospital after falling over a railing at the American Airlines Center Wednesday night during the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus.

Driver Rescued After Power Pole Crashes Onto Car

Driver Rescued After Power Pole Crashes Onto Car

A driver had to be rescued from a car after a power pole and live electrical wires crashed down onto the vehicle Thursday morning in Plano.

Lightning Suspected in Early-Morning House Fire

Lightning Suspected in Early-Morning House Fire

Lightning is being blamed for an early-morning fire that destroyed a home in Richardson.

DFW Ranks 3rd in Tourism Destinations

DFW Ranks 3rd in Tourism Destinations

Believe it or not Dallas-Fort Worth is now considered a Top 5 destination in the United States according to a tourism marketing consultant group.

Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Exceptional drought conditions expanded this week to include more than half of California, marking a significant increase over just one week for a state in the middle of a third-consecutive dry year. The...

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Perry: America Must End 'Ambivalence' on Israel

Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday criticized an American "policy of calculated ambivalence" toward Israel, a nod toward conservative voters as he considers a second run for president.